Deirdre Lynn O'Connor

Deirdre Lynn O'Connor

Appeals Lawyer
Torrance, CA




No Misconduct



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About Me

Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer I enjoy being in trial immensely. However, due to other commitments, I am only able to accept a limitednumber of new trialmatters in Los Angeles County. I am especially interested in misidentification cases and other types of false accusation cases. Criminal Appellate Work I am currently accepting new clientsfor representation onappeal of their...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 6 client reviews

My innocence mattered...

Posted by: John almost 2 years ago.

Deirdre O'Connor represented me in my habeas petition & I could'nt have made a better choice. She cares about the truth & she seeks it. She always...

Miracle Worker

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 4 years ago.

I am beyond impressed at the capabilities of Deirdre Oconnor. She was able to vacate a plea from 15 years ago that was inhibiting my ability to move...
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Showing 2 of 11 peer endorsements

Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

20 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Benjamin Hiltzheimer
Benjamin Hiltzheimer

Raleigh, NC

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I first met Deirdre through our joint work developing national litigation strategies to combat leading causes of wrongful conviction in trial courts,...
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1993 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2003 – 2005

California Appellate Project


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1993 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Northeastern University School of Law


Showing 1 of 7 awards

2014 Board Certified Advocate

National Board of Legal Specialty Certification


Showing 1 of 14 association entries

2006- present Member

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 4 publications

2012 Various articles on the struggles of the innocent

Innocence Matters Blog

2008 Savannah GA District Attorney Spencer Lawton defends original trial of Troy Anthony Davis

Talk Nation Radio Interview

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Innocence Matters: Protecting all the John Smiths within our reach.

at Marymount Meid Visiting Mentor Lecturer

2013 Innocence Matters

at Excellence in Leadership Speakers' Series

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